Nina Dobrev's Favorite Ab Moves, the Scary Truth About SPF in Makeup, and More


Nina Dobrev (FameFlynet Pictures)Nina Dobrev always shows off her fit physique on the red carpet (in the most gorgeous of gowns, I might add). Excitingly, PopSugar caught up with her trainer to get the deets on what moves get those results. Grab a dumbbell and get down with their video here. [PopSugar]

As someone who loathes the feel of sunscreen on my hyper-sensitive acne-prone skin, I was not happy to hear that my SPF 15 mineral makeup isn't actually a sufficient replacement. According to YouBeauty, "The amount of powder you’d need to get proper sun protection is equivalent to the volume of a stack of 15 quarters, which pretty much means you’d have to use most of a container all at once." Sigh. [YouBeauty]

But while you're cruising the sunscreen aisle for a more effective solution, be sure to avoid these options. Yikes! [Prevention]

 
The importance of sleep has been hammered into our heads over these past few weeks—but did you know the average US bedtime is 11:39? Or that lack of sleep can impact your self-control? Fascinating facts this way. [HuffPo]

More and more research is pointing towards a Mediterranean diet as the answer to society's health woes
. According to CNN's report, "A Mediterranean diet with olive oil was able to reduce low-grade inflammation associated with a high risk of vascular disease and cognitive impairments." In other words, it's time to load up on nuts and veggies and ditch impossible hard to avoid processed food. [CNN]

Fortunately, Dr. Oz made a cheat-sheet to reach for the next time you head to the grocery store. So helpful, right? [Dr. Oz]

Tracy Anderson, trainer to stars like Jennifer Lopez and Gwyneth Paltrow, is not a fan of juice cleanses: "I 100 percent hate them. I think it's a really unfortunate trend, and it's not a sustainable weight-loss program. Plus, once you puree anything, you lose nutritional value by the second. You're drinking calories." She adds, "Skinny is not the end all for beauty—a lot more goes into being beautiful than [whether you] have extra weight on you." [Allure.com]


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